Wer an Netzstrumpfhosen denkt, hat nicht unbedingt Fischernetze im Sinn. Doch genau das ist die Idee einer europäischen Initiative, die aus alten Fischernetzen Textilien herstellen möchte. Hintergrund ist, dass rund 10 Prozent des weltweiten Plastikmülls verlorengegangene Fischernetze sind. Insgesamt soll die Menge der herrenlosen und für die Meerestiere höchst gefährlichen Netze laut UN-Schätzungen bei 640.000 Tonnen liegen.
By Alice Newbold Calling all French style devotees. Not the clichéd strand of Parisian fashion centred around Breton stripes, berets and ballet pumps, but the achingly insouciant, seemingly unattainable kind that mixes high with low and comes with a lingering scent of unisex perfume or, quite possibly, a puff of cigarette smoke. There’s a new […]
By Gregg Wallis Whether as accent pieces or full flooring, carpets and rugs can set the design tone for a room, all while offering a soft spot for your feet. Minus Collection Aquafil has partnered with Punto e Filo to launch a collection of nine pieces that bring the possibility of multiple combinations of colors […]
By Alice Cary, Emily Chan Do you know what your swimsuit is made of? The answer might surprise you. Emerging brands are finding new and innovative ways to create stylish bikinis and costumes that are kinder to the environment than their nylon forebears. Old fishing nets and even ocean waste is being repurposed to make […]
By Don-Alvin Adegeest Gucci is continuing its momentum to be a luxury leader in sustainability, launching Gucci Off The Grid as part of its Gucci Circular Lines. The initiative comes as the Florentine fashion house expands into circular production collections and making good on its promise to be mindful of the environmental impact of its […]
By Luisa Zargani A new ad campaign to present the collection is fronted by Jane Fonda; Miyavi; David de Rothschild; Lil Nas X, and King Princess. MILAN — Gucci is going off the grid — and turning to a number of talents, including Jane Fonda, to communicate a new sustainable project. The Italian luxury company […]
By Agne Gaidyte SUSTAINABLE swimwear is trending right now, and for all the right reasons. It’s durable, helps to safe-guard nature, and looks fabulous. Here’s some shopping inspiration. Keen to be more eco-friendly? You might want to invest in swimwear made of recycled fabric. The most common materials used include plastic, regenerated ghost nets and […]